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Jupiter Library History Presentation

January 26 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Explore the Past with Historian Josh Liller!

An Enlightening History Presentation:

The Spanish-American War: Splendid Little War, Big Consequences

Join us as LRHS Historian Josh Liller delves into the intriguing history of the Spanish-American War in a presentation titled ‘Splendid Little War, Big Consequences.’ Discover the significant events of 1898, including the explosion of the battleship Maine at Havana, media sensationalism, and the resulting war between the United States and Spain.

Highlights of the History Presentation:

  • Learn about the “splendid little war” that brought the U.S. Navy to international prominence.
  • Understand the stunning victories that propelled Theodore Roosevelt to the White House.
  • Explore how the war created a new empire and its lasting consequences on the following century.
  • Uncover the role of Florida, particularly Jupiter, in this often-forgotten conflict.

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain insights into a pivotal moment in history!


  • Admission is FREE, but RSVP is required due to limited capacity. Please call the Jupiter Branch Public Library at (561) 744-2301 to reserve your seat.

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